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Business Abroad
Increase your understanding of the global economy by directly experiencing how other nations conduct business. Investigate how local differences in culture, politics, and financial systems impact international business and trade. The knowledge, skills, and cross-cultural perspectives you gain on UCEAP will help you succeed in an increasingly diverse and rapidly changing world. Additionally, you can get a practical and deeper understanding of course topics through experience-based research and internships. 
 

MBA programs can be found here.

 

Programs for Your Major

Below are featured programs with excellent student reviews, a wide availability of courses, and unique academic opportunities in business. These are only a few of the opportunities available to you on UCEAP. For a comprehensive list of programs in your major, see the UCEAP program search under the subject area: business administration.
 
Australia: University of New South Wales
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School is a leader in research and has been consistently ranked first among the major Australian Universities for its quality of teaching. Research standards are high, and members of the School play an important part in policy issues and debate within Australia.
 
China: Fudan University, Shanghai
 
Sub-disciplines: Entrepreneurship, International Business, Marketing
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Spring 
 
Study and experience China's growing place in the world economy in this program tailored specifically for business and economics majors. You can study topics such as foreign business investment, organizational behavior, business abroad, and many more. The program also offers the chance to participate in an internship for academic credit or personal growth.
 
Denmark: Aarhus University
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Aarhus University offers courses that study the intersection of business, communication, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more. This is a great program for business students to gain a unique Scandinavian perspective on their major.
 
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Summer
 
The highly ranked Copenhagen Business School Summer program offers you the possibility to choose from more than 50 exciting courses ranging from classic business courses to more diverse, innovative and entrepreneurial courses, all taught in English. 
 
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Year
 
Explore a range of fascinating course topics at HKUST's Business School with individual departments dedicated to: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Business Statistics & Operations Management, and Marketing. Past students have enjoyed classes on Business Negotiations and Entrepreneurship. Small class sizes provide lots of opportunities for discussion with faculty.
 
Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Take a wide range of courses at the University of Hong Kong, a highly ranked university both in Asia and nationally. The Faculty of Business & Economics is known for educating world-class business leaders for the current global economy. 
 
Hungary: Grand Budapest
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
On the Grand Budapest program, you have the opportunity to take courses at Cornivus University, a prestigious Business and Economics University. Corvinus classes are relatively small, and in lecture format, though most professors welcome discussion. All courses include international and Hungarian students.  
 

Ireland: University College Cork

Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year

Enjoy a relaxed student-centered environment at University College Cork. You can pursue coursework in all areas of business and relevant classes can be found in the subject areas of: Accounting, Financial Mathematics, Management and Marketing, and Management Information Systems.

Italy: University of Commerce Luigi Bocconi, Milan
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English or Italian
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
This is a prestigious program with a global focus offering courses in accounting, decision sciences, finance, law, marketing, management, policy analysis, and public management. You will have the opportunity to work directly with professors on a self-designed research project. Internships in Milan may be possible in the summer following the spring term.
  
Netherlands: Business & Economics, Maastricht University
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
This program gives you the opportunity to study business administration through Problem-Based Learning. You should possess a strong background in quantitative analysis (completion of introductory calculus is recommended) and micro/macroeconomics. This is an advanced program which gives the unique experience of studying in an environment similar to graduate-level seminars at UC.
  
Spain: Carlos III University, Madrid
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Terms: Fall, Spring 
 
Carlos III has English-taught offerings in their business administration, economics, and finance and accounting degrees. Interesting courses covering the interface of business and computer science exist in the management and technology degree. Additional courses (taught in Spanish) are available in the employment and labor relations, management and technology, and statistics and business degrees.
 
Spain: Complutense University of Madrid
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Terms: Fall, Year  
 
One of the oldest and most highly regarded Spanish universities in the world, the Complutense University offers degrees in business and economic sciences and a variety of coursework that range from business policy, management (including tourism, consumer relations, and human resources), to marketing, and business and information technology.
 
Spain: International Business Economics, Pompeu Fabra
 
Sub-disciplines: Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Spring, Winter, Winter + Spring
 
One of Spain's most up-and-coming public universities near the center of Barcelona and close to the Mediterranean, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) offers excellent instruction in an amazing setting. This program opens the entire  Faculty of Economic and Business Science to UC students majoring in business or economics, while also incorporating coursework focusing on the internationalization of the fields.
 
Sweden: Lund University
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year  
 
The School of Economics and Management is among the top ranked business schools in Scandinavia. The Department of Business Administration offers courses in entrepreneurship, organization, marketing, accounting, finance and strategic management at all levels. Internationalization is a large focus of the department.
 
Thailand: Thammasat University, Bangkok
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
Experience living in a progressive economy while taking classes that combine business theory and practice. With a combination of high-quality Thai instructors and respected visiting faculty, the Business School provides comprehensive coursework including topics such as: quantitative research, business law, international marketing, and more. Internships are also available in finance and marketing.
  
UK-England: University of Warwick
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Year
 
Study a wide range of courses in one of the world's top Business Schools. Some topics include: Project Management, Marketing Strategy, Banks and Financial Systems, and many more. In addition to excellent coursework, Warwick has plentiful opportunities outside the classroom to connect you to student life.
 
UK-Scotland: University of Edinburgh
 
Sub-disciplines: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Operations & Management
Language of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
 
With plentiful and easy to access information on choosing coursework, the Business School at the University of Edinburgh is especially well-suited to host international students. You can study all topics within business and relevant coursework is listed under the Accounting and Business Studies subject areas.
 
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These are only a few of the opportunities available to you on UCEAP. For a comprehensive list of programs in your major, see the UCEAP program search under the subject area: business administration